Carbs, sugars & fibres

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Grains you may not know about - buckwheat

With an earthy flavour and its distinctive triangular shape, buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) is a wonderful addition to your cooking. Despite its name, buckwheat is not related to wheat nor is it a grain. In fact, it is a pseudo cereal from the seed of a flowering plant and is related to rhubarb and sorrel.

21 July 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

10 easy ways for women to boost fibre

A diet rich in fibre is key for developing a healthy microbiome – which, in turn, helps with proper food digestion, metabolism...

24 March 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

Cutting carbs the easy way

Cutting carbs the easy way

There’s a lot of talk about low carb and lower carb diets these days. While I’m not a fan of the Low Carb (think less than 20g...

11 September 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

7 reasons your body will love a bowl of soup!

7 reasons your body will love a bowl of soup!

I love soup, whether in a bowl, a mug or on-the-go. It’s easy to make in bulk and freeze in portions for later so you don’t have...

7 August 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

What if the problem isn’t gluten?

What if the problem isn’t gluten?

Gluten is viewed as the number one dietary villain in the average Western diet. Avoid gluten and you can avoid a myriad of health...

10 July 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

The sourdough revolution

The sourdough revolution

It’s no secret that I love bread! It’s my favourite carbohydrate, way ahead of potato, rice or pasta. So, it breaks my heart when...

3 July 2019 by Catherine Saxelby